Prior to her CBE award Tessa was the recipient of an OBE in December 1997 for her work with various charities and in 1985 was awarded the MBE for winning her Olympic Gold Medal for Great Britain in Los Angeles.

Founder of Tessa Sanderson Foundation & Academy

Tessa Sanderson CBE

Tessa Sanderson

Tessa Sanderson CBE is a 6 Times Olympian and winner of a Gold Medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She is currently still the only British Woman to ever win a throwing Gold Medal and representTessa is also a 3 time Commonwealth Gold Medalist and has been awarded the MBE, OBE and in 2004 was awarded the CBE for her services to Sport. Tessa was voted Sports Personality of the Year and Athlete of the Year(3 times) by the Athletics Writers Association.

Baroness Howells of St Davids

Baroness Rosalind Patricia-AnneBaroness Rosalind Patricia-Anne Howells Howells was born in 1931 and was raised to the peerage as Baroness Howells of St David, of Charlton in the London Borough of Greenwich in 1999.

She was educated at St Joseph’s Convent, South West London College and City College in Washington DC. In 1955, she married John Charles Howells and they have two daughters.